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FollowShare Your Stylish Ways – YSW is our style web site that showcases sophisticated, savvy, and sassy styles at sensible savings.  Join us as we shop consignment, discount and thrift shops. We show you how gently worn garments can turn into stylish ensembles. Whether it’s hats, jewelry, shoes, make-up or hair; our easy to apply […]

Brenda Tate: A Woman Living Her Purpose

FollowShare Brenda Tate Retired PPD Detective PA State Democratic Committee 40 Years in Law Enforcement OW: What has been your greatest inspiration? BT: Witnessing an African American family ascend to the highest o ce in the Free World. OW: When did you first become aware of your purpose? BT: Thirty years ago when I overcame […]

Finding My Lost Self-Esteem

FollowShare By Kim EL Several years ago I realized that the onset of my low self- esteem was rooted in my environmental upbringing as a young child. It was the early 60’s and I grew up in a family full of love in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. I lived in a house with my mother, father […]

Your Stylish Ways – Check us out on eBay

FollowShare Check out our eBay page. www.ebay.com/ Your Stylish Ways     Elegant black slingback with bow. Get ’em on eBay before it’s too late 8.5 Gorgeous purple sling backs with fabulous bow 8.5                       FollowShare

Your Stylish Ways – Saving the Stylish Way

FollowShare In my previous posts I have made it very clear that I have a preference for thrift and consignment shopping. Prior to going off to college, I spent a couple of years in business school studying fashion merchandising.  Following my graduation, I worked in several retail stores and boutiques. Why pay more when you […]

Beauty, Fashion and Style Marketing

FollowShare                           Are you in the business of beauty, fashion or retail industry? If so, you need to be a part of our Your Stylish Ways eBlast. This is an eBlast to help you get the word out about the services that you […]

Retirement: What does it mean to you?

FollowShare Former Police Officer and Detective, Brenda Tate retired from a 40-year career with the City of Pittsburgh Police Department.   This is one woman who is not  stepping away from work with a gold watch and a retirement plan. Over 100 people gathered on June 1st  at the Marriott Hotel for Brenda’s farewell party. At […]

Hat Affair – Ola’s Talking Hats!

FollowShare There is something about hats that can really top off the most basic attire, or your dressiest ensemble. They come in all styles, sizes and textures.  Like with any  item in your wardrobe; the hat is the accessory that completes the look. They say that shoes make the outfit; but it is the that […]

Your Stylish Ways: Mascara War

FollowShare Am I the only one sick and tired of purchasing mascara and not seeing much difference between any of them? No more believing all of the hype…I’m done! I just have to accept the fact that I am eyelash-challenged. I had more mascara than I even realized.  The ones that really work are the pair […]

Color Me Bright for Fall!

FollowShare This month we will be focusing on Health, Style and Beauty. No, we did not say, “Fashion.” Fashion comes and goes, but “Style” is traditional, sensible, has longevity, and is usually classic. You can save cash on the classics, you can lose funds trying to keep up with the fashions. Fashions are fun and […]

Aging Women and the Media: They Just Aren’t That into Us!

FollowShare Aging Women and the Media: They Just Aren’t That into Us!     I have noticed something missing in the media beyond the usual lack of  minorities and positive role models on television, both in fictional programming and so-called “reality” TV. I have become disturbingly aware of the absence of “Women of a Certain […]